ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson 5040UBe review

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ViewSonic PA503W
vs
Epson 5040UBe

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson 5040UBe comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 9 for 5040UBe.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over Epson 5040UBe

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 373 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson 5040UBe over ViewSonic PA503W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 31 dB vs 33 dB
  • 5040UBe is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503W
6
Epson 5040UBe
9
4
10
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503W
Epson 5040UBe

Model

PA503W
5040UBe

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
77

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36
1.4 - 19/3.2 - 62.3

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2500

Contrast ratio

22000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
1.35:1 - 2.8:14

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
31

Power consumption, W

260
373

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
50.8 x 17.8 x 41.2/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
10.8/24.7
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Epson 5040UBe
ViewSonic PA503W
Epson 5040UBe

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6
  • 9
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 9Epson 5040UBe

The Epson 5040UBe is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 5040UBe price